UMD Bulldog Update
September 24, 2012


Study Abroad 101

Attend Study Abroad 101 every Wednesday @ noon in Kirby Student Center 323 (across from the DC) This is an open session to all students to learn the basic steps to study abroad. This is a great intro for students who know they want to study abroad but don't know where to start, or for those who have found a program and want to know the "next steps". Come join us!

UMD Study in England Programme, learn more!

Make the most of your study abroad experience and spend an academic year abroad with the UMD Study in England Programme! Study at the University of Worcester in the heart of England and earn credits towards your UMD degree. Learn more about this exciting opportunity: Tuesday, September 25 4-4:30 pm in Kirby Student Center RDC 333 (Across from the DC) All who are interested are welcome, cheers!

Arts & Entertainment

Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theatre

UMD Theatre presents:

Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theatre
Sat., October 6, 2012
7:30 pm
Weber Music Hall

Nationally-recognized performance company based in Minneapolis. "The Pimsler Company is known for capturing with humor and compassion the spectacle of everyday life." – Michael Casper, Columbus Art

Tickets: 218-726-8561 |
FREE-UMD Students (tickets required)

Five By Design in Club Swing

UMD Music presents:

Five By Design in Club Swing | Monday, October 1, 2012 | 7:30 pm | Weber Music Hall.

As "one of the best pops performances of the season," according to the New York Times, Five by Design has been entertaining audiences since 1986. Touring nationally with a variety of shows that showcase their talents in a performance guaranteed to entertain.

$5-student & UMD student | $19-adult | $17-senior
218-726-8877 or

Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?

UMD Theatre presents:

Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?
October 11 – 13 & 17 – 20, 2012 @ 7:30 pm
October 14, 2012 @ 2 pm

This rollicking musical captures the funniest aspects of youthful growing pains and the challenging obstacles of adolescence. Both hilarious and poignant, each song will warm the heart of anyone who ever went to school, public or private.

$6 UMD Students | $8 Student | $13 Senior | $15 UMD Faculty/Staff | $18 Adult.
726-8561 or

Britain/Moore Duo

UMD Music presents:

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 | 7:30 pm
Weber Music Hall

Britain/Moore Duo
The Britain/Moore Duo's marimba and steel pan combination was described in a 1993 Percussive Notes review as "unique." The pan/marimba combination has been adopted by many, but the duo still has their own sound..

UMD Student $3 | Adult $8 | Senior $7 | Student $5
Tickets: 218-726-8877 |

New Music Festival

UMD Music presents:

Thursday, October 4, 2012 | 7:30 pm
Weber Music Hall

New Music Festival: Jennifer Fauré, violin; Raul Fauré, viola; Olga Redkina, cello 20th Century and Contemporary Music for String Trio.
Adult $8 | Senior $7 | Student $5 | UMD Student $3

Visual Culture Lecture Series: Paul Berlanga

Visual Culture Lecture Series:
9/25/12 | 6 - 7 pm
Montague 70

Paul Berlanga was born in Chicago 1953, and still lives there today. Berlanga studied humanities at the University of Illinois in the 1970s. Among his influences were art and design instructors who had graduated from the Institute of Design in Chicago. He studied drawing and painting at the American Academy of Art and later fell into a 20-year career dealing in used and rare books.

FREE admission

Campus Services

Getting Ready for the Job Fair Workshop

Tuesday, September 25 or Wednesday, September 26
4 to 5 pm
Solon Campus Center 22

Find out what to do ahead of time, proper attire, making a good impression, questions to ask, and what to do after the fair.

Reminder: Head of the Lakes Job & Internship Fair at UMD on October 3. Check all job/career fair dates here.

Employer Information Sessions

  • CliftonLarsenAllen LLP
  • Schechter Dokken Kanter

Log into GoldPASS for more information.

Drop-in Hours

Come prepared, click link for details:

Health & Wellness

"FRESH Foods" workshop!

Monday, October 1
"FRESH Foods" workshop! Fun Recipes for Eating Sustainable and Healthy Foods. On the menu today is Hummus and pesto. Learn how to be creative in snacking in your dorm or apartment! The workshop will use colorful fruits and veggies from our "FRESH Foods" garden on the UMD campus. All recipes are designed for dorm room cooking. Garden Room, 10-11:30am. Please RSVP by emailing

UMD FoodNews

Avocados... You love them, but how do you store them in your dorm room when you have half of one left? How do you speed the ripening when they are still not ready to eat and the pot luck you are bringing guacamole dip to is fast approaching? Not to mention, they are expensive and you want to know how to get the most out of your avocado purchase.

Learn about food sensitive respecting options! Or visit the main blog page!

UMD FoodNews is for EVERYONE at UMD. Especially those interested in food and sustainability related to food here at UMD.  And people with food sensitivities, allergies and diet limitations.  

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